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Eoin O’Leary Keen To Ride Wave Of Success In Wexford

Eoin O'Leary Wexford

It’s been over two weeks since the county completed the minor and senior provincial double against Kilkenny and the hurling buzz in Wexford shows no sign of slowing up.  Quite the opposite in fact as a large crowd is expected to descend upon Innovate Wexford Park this evening for the Bord Gáis Energy Leinster U20s hurling final when the county …

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Evan Shefflin On His Two Legendary Managers & The Magic Of Mullen

Evan Shefflin Kilkenny

Being managed by some of Kilkenny’s biggest legends, Evan Shefflin finds himself in a position all young hurlers must envy.  At club level, the 19-year-old is trained by 10-time All Ireland winner, Henry Shefflin, who happens to be his uncle while moving to inter-county level, the younger Shefflin is currently the captain of the U20s side managed by DJ Carey. …

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Pundit Arena’s All-Star Hurling XV From Championship To Date

Hurling Championship

With a break in the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, we have a moment to catch our breath and reflect on what has been an intriguing competition thus far.  We have experienced huge shocks in the championship already, not least Galway’s exit in the provincial stages at the hands of Dublin, and Mattie Kenny’s sides subsequent loss to Laois which …

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Conclusions As Kilkenny Power To Victory Over Cork In Croke Park

Cork Kilkenny

Kilkenny 2-27 Cork 3-18 Reporting by Marisa Kennedy in Croke Park. Kilkenny are back in the All Ireland semi-final after a one-year absence following their six-point win over Cork in Croke Park this afternoon. Cork’s wait for their first win in GAA HQ since 2013 continues despite dominating the opening proceedings with two goals from Patrick Horgan. However, John Meyler’s …

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Team News Ahead Of Quarter-Final Double-Header in Croke Park

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The All Ireland quarter-finals return to Croke Park on Sunday and it’s sure to be a feast of hurling action as Kilkenny take on Cork before Tipperary face Laois.  The winners of the first quarter-final will progress to face Limerick on July 27 while Tipperary and Laois will battle it out to decide who will meet Wexford in the final …

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Major History: Canning Arrives On The Scene As Galway End Cats Reign

Galway Kilkenny

In association with Galway and Kilkenny meet in the Electric Ireland Minor Hurling championship on Sunday for the first time since last year’s All Ireland final which saw the Tribesmen trumping the Cats by seven points.  Minor has become a grade in which Galway have flourished in recent times, last year’s victory marking back-to-back All Ireland titles, a feat they …

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Eoin Murphy On “Formidable” Tipp And Waterford’s Disappointing Season

Eoin Murphy

Kilkenny goalkeeper Eoin Murphy believes that Tipperary are the team setting the standard this year following their impressive performances in the Munster Championship so far.  Liam Sheedy’s side have breezed to comprehensive wins over Cork, Waterford and Clare, scoring a combined total of 7-79 across all three games. While the Premier County are soaring, it has been another bleak year …

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Eoin Murphy: “No Real Time Frame” For Injury Return

Kilkenny goalkeeper Eoin Murphy has said it is too early to tell when he will return to action following a leg injury he picked up in a club game last month. Darren Brennan has stepped into the role in place of the two-time All-Star winner who broke his tibia and is expected to miss all of the Leinster Championship. “I’m …

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Dublin Selector Facing Four Week Ban Following Interference In Play

Dublin selector Greg Kennedy is reportedly facing a four-week suspension following his interference in play during his side’s game against Kilkenny last weekend. According to a report in the Irish Examiner, Kennedy is facing the ban after the bizarre incident four minutes before half-time of Dublin’s clash with The Cats on Saturday. The selector intercepted a pass from TJ Reid …

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All Team News Ahead Of Opening Rounds Of Hurling Championship

hurling championship

After a highly-anticipated build-up, the Munster and Leinster Hurling Championships get underway this weekend. We have all your team news ahead of Sunday’s games across the provinces. _____ Sunday Galway v Carlow, Pearse Stadium, 3pm As well as Joe Canning, Galway are also without Daithi Burke for the first round of the Leinster Championship against Joe McDonagh champions, Carlow. Ronan …

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Pundit Arena Predicts The 2019 Hurling Championship

The highly-anticipated hurling championship gets underway this weekend with a number of massive clashes in Munster and Leinster. As well as the obvious ‘who will lift the Liam MacCarthy Cup?’, there are plenty of questions yet to be answered over what we hope will be an exciting summer. Ahead of all the action, Pundit Arena’s GAA journalists Marisa Kennedy and …

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